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Fallout 76 How to Get Oil

You can never have too much Black Gold.

by William Schwartz


Oil is relatively common in Fallout 76.  That said you’re going to need it for all sorts of different crafting tasks.  From building turrets and other resources at your camp to gun mods, armor mods, and explosives, there are plenty of uses for oil in Fallout 76.  Getting oil is just like any other item in the game.  You’re going to need to do some searching for specific items and you’re going to want to look in the predictable places and for the items that would actually use oil.

The item list of Junk Items that break down into oil include a number of items that are just common sense.  Oil being common many of these items will break into Oil and something else like Aluminum, Steel, Glass, or Lead.

Junk items that have Oil in Fallout 76

  • Aluminum Canister
  • Aluminum Oil Can
  • Arthur Wood’s Lighter
  • Blowtorch
  • Blue Paint
  • Cooking Oil
  • Cutting Fluid
  • Flip Lighter
  • Fuel Tank
  • Fumigus Blowtorch
  • Gas Canister
  • Gold Plated Flip Lighter
  • Industrial Oil Canister
  • Industrial Size Shortening
  • Lantern
  • Mr. Handy Fuel
  • Oil Can
  • Oil Canister
  • Paint Can
  • Plastic Gas Canister
  • Portable Fuel Tank
  • Power Relay Coil
  • Red Paint
  • Soap
  • Sticky Tar
  • Unused Flip Lighter
  • Used Oil Can
  • Waste Oil
  • Yellow Paint

Oil can also be found and harvested quickly by claiming a Workshop with oil in it.  There are numerous Workshops that can be claimed in Fallout 76 and if oil is what you’re looking to get a lot of you can head to these locations to set up your oil producing facility.

Workshops that have oil include: Wade Airport, Grafton Steel, Beckley Mine Exhibit, Converted Munitions Depot, Federal Disposal Field, and Abandoned Bog Workshop.  If you need help setting up a workshop, head to these instructions on how to claim a Workshop in Fallout 76.  If you need directions to any of the locations above, head to these maps of Workshop Locations in Fallout 76.

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